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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Deborah Baskin, Ph.D.

Title:Professor and Chairperson 
Office:Lewis Towers 923, WTC 
Phone:312.915.7568 
E-mail:dbaskin@luc.edu 


Personal Information

Dr. Deborah Baskin received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in sociology.  She then completed a post-doctoral course of study in mental health research    at the Social and Demographic Research Institute, University of Massachusetts-Amherst.  Dr. Baskin comes to Loyola having served as director of and professor in the School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, California State University, Los Angeles.  Prior to that position, she was the deputy executive officer of the doctoral program in criminal justice at the City University of New York and a tenured faculty member at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. 

 

Dr. Baskin’s areas of expertise include women’s involvement in violent street crime, the relationship between drugs and violence, forensic mental health, and the use of forensic evidence in criminal case processing.  She has done work in the area of foster care and delinquency as well as on juvenile waiver. Dr. Baskin has received grants from the National Science Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, among other organizations, in order to support her work in these areas. She has published extensively and has provided expertise to a wide range of agencies on issues related to female offenders, mental health, criminal motivation, and substance use.



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Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave
Chicago,IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.7564

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